Category Archives: holidays

Don’t Let Preznint Stupid Take Away Patriotism From Us

I’ve been reading some very dark blog posts about our Independence Day in the age of Trump. The Muslim Ban is back, the Republicans are gonna take away healthcare from tens of millions of Americans, Kris (K?) Kobach is ginning … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day

As regular readers already know, we didn’t celebrate Hallmark Holidays in my family. As my mother phrased it (on Mothers Day), what about the other 364 days of the year, hmmm? Nevertheless, I always called Dad on Fathers Day (if … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2017

I know I posted something on Friday, but I want to highlight this holiday again. You see, in my book, Memorial Day is serious – and it is a moment to reflect on the evils of war. The best thing … Continue reading

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Memorial Weekend

[Ed – This is a bit of a reprise from 2015, but I like it and it’s my blog… Fresh(er) posts below. -TG] On the very far north edge of my neighborhood (Capitol Hill in Seattle), on the other side … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day

We’ll start with a Tweet or two from Hair Führer to set the mood: I am committed to keeping our air and water clean but always remember that economic growth enhances environmental protection. Jobs matter! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) … Continue reading

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Happy Easter

“Sure, it’s Easter, but we still gotta eat.”

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Midday Palate Cleanser, St. Paddy’s Day Edition

When Irish eyes are smiling, they're usually up to something.#StPatricksDay #pug #SockThief — Minnie & Max Pugs (@MinnieMaxPugs) March 17, 2017 “Kiss me, I’m Irish.”

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Happy Hour News Briefs

News That Will Drive You To Drink Shorter Hair Führer: “I noticed this guy,” Trump didn’t say, “Douglass. He’s done an amazing job. Yuge.” Now the full thing: “Frederick Douglass is an example of somebody who has done an amazing … Continue reading

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How Do You Celebrate MLK Weekend, Trump?

By now, everyone has probably seen that civil rights hero Rep. John Lewis declared that Trump will be an illegitimate president, you know because of the Russian assist. And so, of course being Trump, Hair Führer has to punch back; … Continue reading

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Activism: Let It Be Resolved…

…that in 2017 we will: Be kind to one another. As the Fourth Reich takes shape, we see people everywhere are afraid. As Mr. Rogers once said, “When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the … Continue reading

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